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What are you allergic to?

I wonder what allergies are the most common and how bad you are suffering with them.

 
.science.mom.

Asked by .science.mom. at 4:08 PM on Nov. 1, 2010 in Health

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  • Pollen, specifically goldenrod and mimosa.
    Dust
    Mold and Mildew
    rub on temp tattoos and Henna
    So far, Gain, Tide, and Shout detergents (have not tried others) only one so far that works is arm and hammar.
    Cig smoke (asthma)
    Marijuana (don't ask how I found that one out....)
    Alcohol, the drinking kind.
    Certain Lotions and soaps
    Copper
    Deet bug sprays
    Zantac, pepcid, an Ceclor, wellbutrin XL, and Pennicillin(meds)
    Specific types of grass (skin irritation). WE've not pinpointed all.
    Bees, wasps, yellow jackets and hornets and ants (been stung/bit by one of each and must carry an epipen)
    And thats all I can think of at the moment...sad, I know.
    katzmeow726

    Answer by katzmeow726 at 4:47 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I have seasonal allergies to ragweed. So about twice a year I am miserable for a while. I am glad I dont have a year round problem like one of my kids. He's allergic to cats & mold & has to take allergy medicine pretty much year round. The only other things are blackberries & Tide detergent (break out in hives) but those things are easily avoided.
    lisa89j

    Answer by lisa89j at 4:12 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I'm allergic to grasses, mold, feathers, beer (the hops!), and Ibuprofen. I took allergy shots and that helped a lot. I still take Zyrtec almost every day.
    kjrn79

    Answer by kjrn79 at 4:13 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I have seasonal allergies that I think are mostly tree pollen. I've also had contact dermatitis from a few cosmetics, including something common in perfumes, but I just don't buy them.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 4:15 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I tested positive to trees, grass and ragweed but I only react to grass.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 4:15 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I'm allergic to aloe vera! Such fun!
    texasgurl33

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 4:22 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • seasonal, grass, weeds, flowers pollen, animal dander of all types, dust, most makeups, ... well I think that's it but it feels like everything.
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 4:25 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries - any fresh, cooked, and even artificial flavors - the acids in them get to me.
    Fresh tomatoes.....I can eat cooked tomatoes.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 4:30 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • Bermuda grass, cardboard, and most recently.... my dog. If I pet him for longer than a minute I brake out in hives :-(
    mz_erica03

    Answer by mz_erica03 at 4:31 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I dont have any allergies thankfully
    LiLJeni

    Answer by LiLJeni at 4:36 PM on Nov. 1, 2010